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Operation Karbala 8 (Persian: عملیات کربلای ۸) is an operation[1][2][3] which was commenced by Iran on 7 April 1987 with the --Islamic-- code of "Ya Saheb al-Zaman" (Persian: یا صاحب الزمان).[4][5]

Operation Karbala 8 was launched with the goal of destruction of Iraqi forces, plus strengthening the obtained positions of operation Karbala 5 in 5 days by Iran in the east of Basrah operation area[5] (Shalamcheh)[6] by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps ground forces.[5]

As a result of operation Karbala-8, 250 persons from Iran[7] and 5000 persons from Iraqi army were killed, and 200 Iraqis were captured by Iranian forces -- as well as the spoils of war which were obtained by Iran.[5] On the other hand, Iraqi forces used chemical weapons against Iran at this operation.[8]

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  1. "Karbala-8 Operation". ashoora.ir. http://www.ashoora.ir/دفاع-مقدس/کارنامه-عملیات-ها/1377-عمليات‌-کربلاي-8.html. Retrieved 1 September 2019. 
  2. "Short operation of Karbala-8". ana.ir. https://ana.ir/fa/news/17/371589/%D8%B9%D9%85%D9%84%DB%8C%D8%A7%D8%AA-%DA%A9%D9%88%D8%AA%D8%A7%D9%87-%DA%A9%D8%B1%D8%A8%D9%84%D8%A7%DB%8C-8-%DA%A9%D9%87-%D9%88%D8%B2%DB%8C%D8%B1-%D8%AF%D9%81%D8%A7%D8%B9-%D8%B5%D8%AF%D8%A7%D9%85-%D8%B1%D8%A7-%D8%B4%DA%A9%D8%B3%D8%AA-%D8%AF%D8%A7%D8%AF. Retrieved 1 September 2019. 
  3. "Reaction of operation Karbala-8". defapress.ir. http://defapress.ir/fa/news/15227/%D8%A8%D8%A7%D8%B2%D8%AA%D8%A7%D8%A8-%D8%B9%D9%85%D9%84%DB%8C%D8%A7%D8%AA%DA%A9%D8%B1%D8%A8%D9%84%D8%A7%DB%8C-8-%D8%AF%D8%B1-%D8%B1%D8%B3%D8%A7%D9%86%D9%87%E2%80%8C%D9%87%D8%A7%DB%8C-%D8%AE%D8%A7%D8%B1%D8%AC%DB%8C. Retrieved 2 September 2019. 
  4. "The beginning of "operation Karbala-4"". asriran.com. https://www.asriran.com/fa/news/602213/18-%D9%81%D8%B1%D9%88%D8%B1%D8%AF%DB%8C%D9%86-1366-%D8%A2%D8%BA%D8%A7%D8%B2-%D8%B9%D9%85%D9%84%DB%8C%D8%A7%D8%AA-%DA%A9%D8%B1%D8%A8%D9%84%D8%A7%DB%8C-8-%D8%B9%DA%A9%D8%B3. Retrieved 2 September 2019. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 "Operation Karbala 8, in the east of Basrah". aviny.com. https://www.aviny.com/Occasion/Enghelab_Jang/DefaeMoghaddas/87/Amaliatha/Karbala%208/Karbala8.aspx. Retrieved 1 September 2019. 
  6. "Karbala-8 (Operation)". mashreghnews.ir. https://www.mashreghnews.ir/news/844815/%DA%A9%D8%B1%D8%A8%D9%84%D8%A7%DB%8C-8-%D8%B1%D9%88%D9%86%D9%85%D8%A7%DB%8C%DB%8C-%D8%A7%D8%B2-%D9%86%D8%A7%D8%AA%D9%88%D8%A7%D9%86%DB%8C-%D8%A8%D8%B9%D8%AB%DB%8C-%D9%87%D8%A7. Retrieved 1 September 2019. 
  7. "Holding the anniversary of "Karbala 8 operation"". tasnimnews.com. https://www.tasnimnews.com/fa/news/1397/01/14/1691649/%D8%A8%D8%B1%DA%AF%D8%B2%D8%A7%D8%B1%DB%8C-%D8%B3%DB%8C-%D9%88%DB%8C%DA%A9%D9%85%DB%8C%D9%86-%D8%B3%D8%A7%D9%84%DA%AF%D8%B1%D8%AF-%D8%B9%D9%85%D9%84%DB%8C%D8%A7%D8%AA-%DA%A9%D8%B1%D8%A8%D9%84%D8%A7%DB%8C-8. Retrieved 2 September 2019. 
  8. "Chemical weapons by Iraq -- Karbala 8". tasnimnews.com. https://www.tasnimnews.com/fa/news/1392/01/17/38476/%DA%A9%D8%B1%D8%A8%D9%84%D8%A7%DB%8C-8-%D9%88-%D8%AD%D8%AF%D8%A7%DA%A9%D8%AB%D8%B1-%D8%AA%D9%88%D8%A7%D9%86-%D8%B4%DB%8C%D9%85%DB%8C%D8%A7%DB%8C%DB%8C-%D8%B9%D8%B1%D8%A7%D9%82. Retrieved 2 September 2019. 

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